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Boracay off limits to tourists for six months from April 26

April 11, 2018

A cesspool is how President Duterte described Boracay — one of the world’s popular island reaorts. In a cabinet meeting, Duterte adopted a recommendation of a cabinet task force to closed down and clean up the island for six months

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Duterte orders revival of peace talks with Reds

April 11, 2018

President Duterte decides to give peace talks with communists one last chance but dictates conditions for the resumption of negotiations including a ceasefire. Written by: Virgilio DC. Galvez Report: Celerina Monte Executive Producer: Toshihiko Uriu Executive Editor / Head, News

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House committee okays impeachment raps vs Sereno

April 11, 2018

Voting 33-1, the House Committee on Justice today approved its 45-page committee report finding probable cause to impeach Supreme Court Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno. Written by: Virgilio DC. Galvez Video: Christian Dimitui Executive Producer: Toshihiko Uriu Executive Editor /

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Spanish institutes launch book on Southeast Asia, ASEAN

April 11, 2018

Two Spanish institutes launch Breaking Barriers, Creating Communities: Southeast Asia and ASEAN — An Introduction last March 12 at the Writers Bar, Raffles Hotel. The book was written by Manila Shimbun editorial consultant Virgilio DC. Galvez and Jose “Pepe” Rodriguez,

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Duterte wants PH out of Rome Statute

April 11, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte announced his intention to withdraw the Philippines as state party to the Rome Statute which created the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands. Report by: Celerina Monte Written by: Virgilio DC. Galvez Video Edit: Christian Dimitui

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I am calm and battle ready: Chief Justice Sereno

April 11, 2018

Excerpts of Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines (FOCAP) forum with Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno on March 9, 2018. Video Edit: Virgilio DC. Galvez and Christian Dimitui Executive Producer: Toshihiko Uriu Executive Editor / Head, News Video Production: Virgilio

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Scenes from BON ODORI 2018

April 11, 2018

The Japanese in Metro Manila honor their ancestors during the Bon Odori festival which is highlighted by a community dance and fireworks. The annual celebration was held at the Japanese school in Bonifacio Global City. Video: Crisanto Balleta Executive Producer:

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Japan’s ECC ties up with PH university to offer Nihongo program

April 11, 2018

The leading foreign language institute in Japan, ECC, signed a partnership agreement with the Perpetual Help University DALTA to offer Japanese Blended Learning Program at its Las Pinas campus starting in June, 2018. Written by: Virgilio DC. Galvez Video Edit:

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